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  • The Social Fund 20 Years On

    Historical and Policy Aspects of Loaning Social Security, 1st Edition

    By Chris Grover

    In 2008 the Social Fund had been in operation for 20 years. This has provided a timely opportunity to not only critically reflect upon its introduction in 1988 and its operation in the past two decades, but also to place it within its historical context. There is a particular need to engage with…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Health and Health Care in the New Russia

    1st Edition

    By Nataliya Tikhonova

    Edited by Nick Manning

    This volume explores the nature of health and health-care experiences in Russia by comparing societies and communities with different socio-cultural conditions. The unique use of longitudinal data collected over ten years, allows the authors to address key questions on Russians individual…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Unemployment in Europe

    Policy Responses and Collective Action, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marco Giugni

    This book offers a state-of-the-art discussion of the political issues surrounding unemployment in Europe. Its unique combination offers both a policy and institutional perspective, whilst studying the viewpoint of individual civil society members engaging in collective action on the issue of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Population Ageing in Central and Eastern Europe

    Societal and Policy Implications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andreas Hoff

    During the 1990s, Europe became the first continent with a 'mature society', where people aged 60 years and older outnumber children and as this trend continues, the resulting 'ageing societies' will differ from previous societies in their make-up, in their needs, and in their resource allocation.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge

  • Landscapes of Care

    Comparative Perspectives on Family Caregiving, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Power

    Given the increasing shift of care from state residential services to community-based support, this book examines the complex geographies of family caregiving for young adults with intellectual disabilities. It traces how family ’carers’ are directly and indirectly affected by a broad array of law…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Foster Care Administration in the United States

    1st Edition

    By Rebecca H. Padot

    Government-by-proxy and intergovernmental relations profoundly affect the public administration of foster care. Using examples from foster care systems in the states of Delaware, Michigan, New York, and Rhode Island, Rebecca Padot eloquently combines a rigorous methodology and theory work to expose…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • European Gender Regimes and Policies

    Comparative Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Sevil Sümer

    Comprehensive gender equality remains an unfulfilled goal in many European countries, in spite of important developments and challenges to the traditional gendered division of labour. This volume reviews recent advances of gender policies in different countries in the European Union, together with…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Recovering Resources - Recycling Citizenship

    Urban Poverty Reduction in Latin America, 1st Edition

    By Jutta Gutberlet

    Environmental awareness and social mobilization is a growing issue in Latin America. This book discusses how co-operative recycling practices have been increasingly used as a strategy to contest both the waste problem and urban poverty. Selective waste collection and sorting materials out of the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Primary Health Care: People, Practice, Place

    1st Edition

    By Gavin J. Andrews

    Edited by Valorie A. Crooks

    Health care is constantly undergoing change and refinement resulting from the adoption of new practices and technologies, the changing nature of societies and populations, and also shifts in the very places from which care is delivered. Primary Health Care: People, Practice, Place draws together…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Aboriginal Child Welfare, Self-Government and the Rights of Indigenous Children

    Protecting the Vulnerable Under International Law, 1st Edition

    By Sonia Harris-Short

    This volume addresses the contentious and topical issue of aboriginal self-government over child welfare. Using case studies from Australia and Canada, it discusses aboriginal child welfare in historical and comparative perspectives and critically examines recent legal reforms and changes in the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Violations of Trust

    How Social and Welfare Institutions Fail Children and Young People, 1st Edition

    By Richard Hil

    Edited by Judith Bessant

    The past few decades have brought to light increasing evidence of systemic and repeated institutional abuse of children and young people in many western nations. Government enquiries, research studies and media reports have begun to highlight the widespread nature of sexual, physical and emotional…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge
    Welfare and Society

  • Struggling for a Social Europe

    Neoliberal Globalization and the Birth of a European Social Movement, 1st Edition

    By Andy Mathers

    Protests at summit meetings have inspired intense debate over the nature and significance of the 'anti-globalization' or 'anti-capitalist’ movement. However, the European dimension of this movement is still largely unknown. In this insightful book Andy Mathers addresses this deficit by focusing on…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

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